What would President Roosevelt say of President Joe Biden and his Democratic administration abandoning the Afghan people? Perhaps Biden, and many in the West, have turned away from winning because they have lost a sense that victory, even an unsatisfying partial victory, is politically and morally viable.
Eric PattersonAugust 20, 2021
As Mrs. Hay discerned, Henry Adams was looking for “The Force” in all the wrong places. So many are, in every age.
Mark TooleyJuly 19, 2021
As President-elect Joe Biden pivots to the all-important work of governing, those of us who teach and write about foreign policy are pivoting to the less-important work of forecasting how a Biden administration might steer the ship of state.
Alan DowdDecember 7, 2020
Charlie Laderman’s “Sharing the Burden” provides a thoroughly researched and highly compelling account of how the Armenian question acted as a catalyst for an emerging American-British geopolitical alliance and the United States’ rise as a predominant actor in the international arena.
Tobias CremerSeptember 14, 2020
Heather Curtis’ Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicalism and Global Aid reveals the crucial role evangelicals played in the development of international humanitarianism at a time when the United States was extending its global power through economic expansion, military imperialism, and missionary outreach
Marc LiVeccheFebruary 14, 2020
Senator Hawley’s Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness is an interesting, though not altogether convincing portrayal of the 26th president as a lifelong crusader for moral action.
Mark R. RoyceFebruary 6, 2020
We have heard much in recent years about Washington’s “Pacific pivot” aimed at deterring Chinese adventurism in the South China Sea and the “reassurance initiative” aimed at deterring Russian revisionism in Eastern Europe. What has received far less attention is Beijing’s pivot to the Americas and Moscow’s revival of Cold War-style intervention in the Western Hemisphere.
Alan DowdSeptember 5, 2018
The foreign policies of Teddy Roosevelt and his distant cousin Franklin D. Roosevelt represent an intersection between two different Protestant worldviews.
Mark TooleyApril 16, 2018
The purpose of a National Security Strategy (NSS) is to explain how each administration views the security challenges facing the United States—and how it plans to address them. Love it or hate it, President Donald Trump’s NSS does this with often-blunt language and an unapologetic defense of the “America First” approach that shaped his campaign and his first year in office.
Alan DowdJanuary 9, 2018